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glazed stoneware

jug

 (jŭg)
n.
1.
a. A large, often rounded vessel of earthenware, glass, or metal with a small mouth, a handle, and usually a stopper or cap.
b. The amount that a jug can hold.
2. A small pitcher.
3. Slang A jail.
4. jugs Vulgar Slang A woman's breasts.
tr.v. jugged, jug·ging, jugs
1. To stew (a hare, for example) in an earthenware jug or jar.
2. Slang To put into jail.

[Middle English jugge.]

jug

(dʒʌɡ)
n
1. a vessel for holding or pouring liquids, usually having a handle and a spout or lip. US equivalent: pitcher
2. Austral and NZ such a vessel used as a kettle: an electric jug.
3. US a large vessel with a narrow mouth
4. Also called: jugful the amount of liquid held by a jug
5. informal Brit a glass of alcoholic drink, esp beer
6. a slang word for jail
vb, jugs, jugging or jugged
7. (Cookery) to stew or boil (meat, esp hare) in an earthenware container
8. (tr) slang to put in jail
[C16: probably from Jug, nickname from girl's name Joan]

jug

(dʒʌg)

n., v. jugged, jug•ging. n.
1. a large container usu. of earthenware, metal, or glass, commonly having a handle and a narrow neck, sometimes with a cap or cork.
2. the contents of such a container; jugful.
3. Slang. jail; prison.
4. jugs, Slang: Usu. Vulgar. a woman's breasts.
v.t.
5. to put into a jug.
6. to stew (meat) in an earthenware jug or pot: jugged hare.
7. Slang. to put in jail; imprison.
[1530–40; perhaps generic use of Jug, hypocoristic form of Joan, woman's name]

Jug

 to nestle or collect in a covey; the covey itself.
Examples: jug of grouse; of partridge; of quail.

jug


Past participle: jugged
Gerund: jugging

Imperative
jug
jug
Present
I jug
you jug
he/she/it jugs
we jug
you jug
they jug
Preterite
I jugged
you jugged
he/she/it jugged
we jugged
you jugged
they jugged
Present Continuous
I am jugging
you are jugging
he/she/it is jugging
we are jugging
you are jugging
they are jugging
Present Perfect
I have jugged
you have jugged
he/she/it has jugged
we have jugged
you have jugged
they have jugged
Past Continuous
I was jugging
you were jugging
he/she/it was jugging
we were jugging
you were jugging
they were jugging
Past Perfect
I had jugged
you had jugged
he/she/it had jugged
we had jugged
you had jugged
they had jugged
Future
I will jug
you will jug
he/she/it will jug
we will jug
you will jug
they will jug
Future Perfect
I will have jugged
you will have jugged
he/she/it will have jugged
we will have jugged
you will have jugged
they will have jugged
Future Continuous
I will be jugging
you will be jugging
he/she/it will be jugging
we will be jugging
you will be jugging
they will be jugging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been jugging
you have been jugging
he/she/it has been jugging
we have been jugging
you have been jugging
they have been jugging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been jugging
you will have been jugging
he/she/it will have been jugging
we will have been jugging
you will have been jugging
they will have been jugging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been jugging
you had been jugging
he/she/it had been jugging
we had been jugging
you had been jugging
they had been jugging
Conditional
I would jug
you would jug
he/she/it would jug
we would jug
you would jug
they would jug
Past Conditional
I would have jugged
you would have jugged
he/she/it would have jugged
we would have jugged
you would have jugged
they would have jugged
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jug - a large bottle with a narrow mouthjug - a large bottle with a narrow mouth  
longbeard, long-beard, bellarmine, greybeard - a stoneware drinking jug with a long neck; decorated with a caricature of Cardinal Bellarmine (17th century)
bottle - a glass or plastic vessel used for storing drinks or other liquids; typically cylindrical without handles and with a narrow neck that can be plugged or capped
water jug - a jug that holds water
whiskey jug - a jug that contains whiskey
2.jug - the quantity contained in a jugjug - the quantity contained in a jug  
containerful - the quantity that a container will hold
Verb1.jug - lock up or confine, in or as in a jail; "The suspects were imprisoned without trial"; "the murderer was incarcerated for the rest of his life"
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
detain, confine - deprive of freedom; take into confinement
2.jug - stew in an earthenware jug; "jug the rabbit"
cookery, cooking, preparation - the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat; "cooking can be a great art"; "people are needed who have experience in cookery"; "he left the preparation of meals to his wife"
stew - cook slowly and for a long time in liquid; "Stew the vegetables in wine"

jug

noun container, pitcher, urn, carafe, creamer (U.S. & Canad.), vessel, jar, crock, ewer a jug of water

jug

noun
Slang. A place for the confinement of persons in lawful detention:
Informal: lockup, pen.
Chiefly Regional: calaboose.
Translations
إِبْرِيقٌإبْريق
džbán
kande=-kande
kannu
vrč
kanna, krús
ジャグ
주전자
ąsotis
krūkakrūze
vrč
pattarpattetillbringaretutte
เหยือก
bình có tay cầm

jug

[dʒʌg]
A. N
1. (= container) → jarro m, jarra f
2. (= prison) → chirona f, chirola f (LAm)
3. jugs (US) (= breasts) → tetas fpl
B. VT
1. jugged hare estofado de liebre condimentado y regado con vino
2. (= imprison) → meter a la sombra

jug

[ˈdʒʌg] n (small, for milk)pot m; (large)cruche f
Could we have a jug of water, please? → Pourrions nous avoir une carafe d'eau s'il vous plaît?jugged hare [ˈdʒʌgd] n (British)civet m de lièvre

jug

1
n
(for milk, coffee etc) (with lid) → Kanne f; (without lid) → Krug m; (small) → Kännchen nt
(Brit inf: = prison) → Kittchen nt (inf), → Knast m (inf); in jughinter schwedischen Gardinen (inf), → im Kittchen (inf)or Knast (inf)
jugs (Brit sl: = breasts) → Titten pl (sl)
vt (Cook) → schmoren

jug

2
n (of nightingale)Flöten nt

jug

[dʒʌg] n
a. (container) → brocca, caraffa; (for milk) → lattiera, bricco
b. (fam) (prison) → gattabuia

jug

(dʒag) noun
a deep container for liquids, usually with a handle and a shaped lip for pouring. a milk-jug.

jug

إِبْرِيقٌ džbán kande Krug κανάτα jarra kannu cruche vrč brocca ジャグ 주전자 kan mugge dzbanek jarra, jarro кувшин tillbringare เหยือก sürahi bình có tay cầm 水壶
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And Mandy, who had never in her life thought of the meaning of a word she had heard, more than a black cat, now took airs of superior wisdom, and strutted about, forgetting to state that, though actually coiled up among the jugs at the time specified, she had been fast asleep all the time.
One end, indeed, reflected splendidly both light and heat from ranks of immense pewter dishes, interspersed with silver jugs and tankards, towering row after row, on a vast oak dresser, to the very roof.
The maid sat waiting in senseless doubt, with the hot-water jugs for the bedrooms ranged near her in their customary row.
Jugs of water, and watering-pots, were kept in secret places ready to be discharged on the offending boys; sticks were laid in ambush behind the door; sallies were made at all hours; and incessant war prevailed.
All round the room big barrels stood against the walls, fastened at the bottom so they wouldn't tumble with the rolling of the ship; and above the barrels, pewter jugs of all sizes hung from wooden pegs.
That is to say, not noticing the slipperiness of the threshold, I stumbled against an old woman who was filling milk- jugs from a pail, and sent the milk flying in every direction
They manufacture good ropes, and even a tolerably fine thread, from a sort of weed found in their neighborhood; and construct bowls and jugs out of a kind of basket-work formed from small strips of wood plaited: these, by the aid of a little wax, they render perfectly water tight.
Palfrey, like other geniuses, wrought by instinct rather than by rule, and possessed no receipts--indeed, despised all people who used them, observing that people who pickled by book, must pickle by weights and measures, and such nonsense; as for herself, her weights and measures were the tip of her finger and the tip of her tongue, and if you went nearer, why, of course, for dry goods like flour and spice, you went by handfuls and pinches, and for wet, there was a middle-sized jug-- quite the best thing whether for much or little, because you might know how much a teacupful was if you'd got any use of your senses, and you might be sure it would take five middle-sized jugs to make a gallon.
Poyser; "looks 'ull mend no jugs, nor laughing neither, as I see.
They were more than the pines on the mountains; and they broke up the councils and took the lands, The evil spirit was in their jugs, and they let him loose.
In her bows lay a tiny anchor, two jugs of water, and some seventy fathoms of thin, brown dory-roding.
and brought away so many jugs of precious water from both places